Turning an Old Church into a Community Center

My neighborhood was a booming mill village during the Industrial Revolution, but has since become a very small, rural community. The mills closed in the mid-1900s, and membership dwindled in the 175 year old church until the doors closed for good in 2008. In 2012, several affordable housing units were built in the old mill…

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Nolans Journey to Spread Awareness for Down Syndrome

I created my shirts for my son, Nolan. He was born with Down Syndrome and I am trying to do everything I can support him in his journey and spread awareness for Down Syndrome. Important work waits to be done to enhance research, education and advocacy programs.

How Coffee & Hiking Inspired This Couple’s Adoption Shirt

Since we started dating, we have wanted to adopt. In fact, we decided that adoption was our preferred way of starting a family, rather than the traditional biological route. There are already a lot of kids out there. The world doesn’t need more tiny James and Haleys running around: it needs more people to step…

Sonny’s Cranio Warrior T-Shirt

Sonny Mead was born with a condition called craniosynostosis. When he was less than 6 months old he had a surgery to hopefully correct this condition. This little guy is full of so much life and wins the hearts of everyone he interacts with.

Arthur’s Acres Animal Sanctuary

I am starting a small pig sanctuary. Wow, there it is…a dream come true. I have been a volunteer, then a full-time caregiver and volunteer coordinator at a farm sanctuary since 2014.

Blakes Super Hero Shirts

Blake is a 7 year old boy who was born with a rare genetic disease called Fanconi anemia. He was recently in severe bone marrow failure and required a bone marrow transplant. A transplant meant spending 40+ days at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

How Albert the Dog Inspired a Shirt & the Lives of Two People

In 2014, a simple crossing of paths, started our founders on a path of fostering dogs. Two years later, and after opening their home to a multitude of dogs, their lives changed forever. On a day that started like any other, a little senior dachshund inadvertently ended up on transport with no destination. For two…

Starting Conversations About Taboo Topics Through Shirts

In June of 2015, I was sitting in a police car in a parking lot when the officer said, “I have some sad news to share. Your son Charles has been found dead this morning.” Cause of death? Suicide. I thought my son loved life and had never even fathomed suicide as a potential cause…

Cut It Out! Shirts Raise Money & Awareness For Epilepsy

Cut it out! is a campaign launched to spread awareness about epilepsy, surgery for epilepsy, and to support the Claudio Munari Surgery Center for Epilepsy, an international center for epilepsy located at the Niguarda Hospital in Milan, Italy. We suddenly met epilepsy in 2013, during our summer holidays. Out of the blue. Till that moment…

iWrite Creates T-Shirts to Inspire Kids to Write

We created shirts with Bonfire to raise awareness about our nonprofit’s mission—specifically with a younger audience. The proceeds from our campaign covered printing expenses for our “i” The Guy (our cartoon mascot) writing program. The iWRITE Literacy Organization is a Houston based non-profit committed to inspiring kids to write their own stories while providing professional…

2nd Grade Students Raise Money for the Homeless

I am a 2nd grade teacher at a school for the deaf in St. Paul, MN. I have always felt character education and community service is an integral part of teaching, and include a lot of this in my class. This year, my group of Deaf 2nd graders took a special interest in helping people…